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Purple-backed Fairywren

Malurus assimilis North, 1901




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Maluridae
Genus:
  Malurus

Scientific:
  Malurus assimilis

Citation:
  North, 1901

Reference:
  Vict.Nat. 18 p.29

Protonym:
  Malurus assimilis

Avibase ID:
  549957F44E89DF6D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/549957F4

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 713636

Geographic range:

  • Malurus assimilis assimilis: interior of Australia, extending to coasts in western Western Australia
  • Malurus assimilis bernieri: western Australia (Bernier Island, Western Australia)
  • Malurus assimilis rogersi: northern Australia (Kimberley region in northeastern Western Australia)
  • Malurus assimilis dulcis: northern Australia (central Arnhem Land in northern Northern Territory)
English:
Purple-backed Fairywren
Spanish:
Maluro Variegado
French:
Mérion violacé
Japanese:
ムナグロオーストラリアムシクイ
Dutch:
Roestschouderelfje
Norwegian:
Purpurhodealvesmett
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Svartbrystalvesmett
Polish:
chwostka pyszna
Slovak:
zamatovec fialový
Swedish:
purpurryggig blåsmyg
Chinese:
紫背细尾鹩莺


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Purple-backed Fairywren ( Malurus assimilis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Purple-backed Fairywren ( Malurus assimilis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Purple-backed Fairywren ( Malurus assimilis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Purple-backed Fairywren ( Malurus assimilis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Purple-backed Fairywren ( Malurus assimilis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Purple-backed Fairywren ( Malurus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Purple-backed Fairywren ( Malurus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Purple-backed Fairywren ( Malurus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Purple-backed Fairywren ( Malurus assimilis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Purple-backed Fairywren ( Malurus assimilis) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Malurus [lamberti or assimilis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


English: Purple-backed Fairywren
English (IOC): Purple-backed Fairywren
Spanish: Maluro Variegado
Spanish (Spain): Maluro dorsimorado
Spanish (HBW): Variegated Fairywren
French: Mérion violacé
Japanese: ムナグロオーストラリアムシクイ
Scientific: Malurus assimilis, Malurus lamberti assimilis
Dutch: Roestschouderelfje
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svartbrystalvesmett
Norwegian: Purpurhodealvesmett
Polish: chwostka pyszna
Slovak: zamatovec fialový
Serbian: Vilinski carić ljubičastih leđa
Swedish: purpurryggig blåsmyg
Chinese: 紫背细尾鹩莺

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